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A Volkswagen Touareg diesel is seen being tested at a federal facility in Michigan last year. Volkswagen has reached a tentative deal with its U.S. dealers to compensate them for plummeting sales as a result of the company's emissions cheating scandal. Carlos Osorio/AP hide caption

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Rental Car Companies Face Challenges In Age Of Ride-Sharing Services

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Tesla vehicles sit parked outside a new Tesla showroom and service center in Brooklyn, New York on July 5. The electric car company has come under increasing scrutiny following a crash of one of its electric cars while using the controversial Autopilot feature. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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Tesla's Ambitions Run Into The Realities Of Making Cars

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VW Suffers Another Blow After 3 States File Suit Over Emissions Cheating

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Elie Wiesel speaks at Vermont's Middlebury College in 2002. The Holocaust survivor, Nobel laureate and author died July 2 at the age of 87. Jordan Silverman/Getty Images hide caption

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How Will Emissions Scandal Affect The Future Of VW's Vehicles?

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After Deadly Crash, Safety Officials Will Examine Tesla's Autopilot Mode

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Volkswagen Reaches $14.7 Billion Settlement In Emissions Cheating Scheme

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Volkswagen Expected To Pay Billions To Settle Emissions Scandal

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VW Faces Tuesday Deadline For Diesel Emissions Settlement

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Volkswagen reportedly is near a deal with U.S. regulators to settle charges that it used cheating software to manipulate emissions test results on its diesel cars. Alexander Koerner/Getty Images hide caption

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Airbag Replacement Backlog Could Take Years To Ease

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Actor Anton Yelchin was killed Sunday when his Jeep Cherokee apparently rolled after he exited the vehicle and pinned him against a fence. Richard Shotwell/AP hide caption

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